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Obituaries for Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Gilmore ‘Bozo’ Alfred Pia

Gilmore “Bozo” Alfred Pia, of Maui, passed away on Aug. 10, 2020, at the age of 65. He was born on Aug. 1, 1955 in Lihu‘e, and was retired and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents Henry L. and Mecuria Pia, in-laws Felix C. Sr. and Louise M. Vellina, brother Montgomery L. Pia, and twin daughters Melissa Kealanohea Pia Laranio and Misty Kaoholani Pia Laranio.

He is survived by wife of 29 years Sharon A. Pia, son Darren (Lana) G. Pia, daughter Shyla (Brandon) Delos Santos, Chalsea (Peter) Vellina Pia, Henry Kekoa (Jena) Pia, sister Lynette McComas, seven grandchildren, numerous aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, and pet dogs Mana, Penn and Pua.

A viewing will be held on Friday, Sept. 11, at Norman’s Mortuary at 105 Waiale Rd. in Wailuku, Maui, from 10 to 11 a.m. COVID-19 restrictions apply. Masks and social distancing are required.

A memorial to honor him will be announced later, post COVID-19 restrictions.

Norman’s Mortuary in Maui is assisting the family with arrangements.

Beatriz Obiano Garcia

Beatriz Obiano Garcia, 85, of Kealia, passed away at home on Sept. 1, 2020. She was born in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines, on July 27, 1935, and retired from Coco Palms as a pantry cook.

She was preceded in death by husband Graciano Garcia.

She is survived by daughter Shirley Garcia Wilkie, son Jeffrey Allan Garcia, brother Benito Obiano, five grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Kaua‘i Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Arthur Albert Allen Jr.

Arthur Albert Allen Jr., of Kilauea, passed away on Aug. 18, 2020, at his residence in Kilauea, peacefully in his sleep, at the age of 64.

He was an automotive mechanic.

He was preceded in death by father Arthur Allen Sr.

He is survived by mother Dorothy Allen, partner, Jennifer Lea Haight, son Dylan (Courtney) Haight, sisters Kathryn (Donald) Kochanowski, Carolyn (Gene) Gorski, Margaret (Dennis) Elwart and Mary (Joseph) Gauthier, and brother James (Janet) Allen.

A celebration of life is private.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Sally S. Sagucio

Sally S. Sagucio of Hanapepe passed away on Aug. 18, 2020, at Kaua‘i Veterans Memorial Hospital.

She was born on Sept. 15, 1945, in the Philippines. She was a housekeeper.

She was preceded in death by parents Alfonso and Augustina Sagucio.

She is survived by brothers Al (Edna) Sagucio Jr. of Las Vegas and Randolf (Josie) Sagucio of Hanapepe, sister Andrea Sagucio Verzola of California, nieces Leiloris and Joey, nephews Alden, Brandon, Russell, Jason and Cody, and grand-nephew Aiden.

Friends may visit the family on Friday, Sept. 25, at Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary in Koloa, with visitation at 9 a.m. and service at 10 a.m. There will be limited seating for social distancing, and facial coverings are required.

A private burial will be held.

Borthwick Kaua‘i Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements.

Christopher Owen Hao Kauahi

Christopher Owen Hao Kauahi passed away peacefully with his beautiful wife by his side as she has been for the last 53 plus years, on Sept. 3, 2020, at his home in Anahola.

He was born on March 15, 1936 in Nawiliwili. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired as an inspector with the Kaua‘i Police Department.

He is survived by wife Shirley Ann Leialoha Kauahi, children Tammi LeiAloha (Api Malolo) Kauahi, Christopher Hao (Jeni) Kauahi and Herbert Kalani Kauahi, grandchildren Casey Kealoha (L`ui Kanoho) Kaohelauli‘i Jr., Casen Kealoha (Nicole) Kaohelauli‘i, Sanoe Ku‘uipo (Rion Watson) Kaohelauli‘i, Crislyn Kauahi and Kaelan Kauahi, and great-grandchildren Khat Hardwick-Kaohelauli‘i, Raiden Kaohelauli‘i and Kira Kaohelauli‘i.

Services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19, at St. Catherine Church in Kapa‘a, with viewing from 9 to 9:30 a.m., eulogy at 9:45 a.m. and Mass with limited seating to follow. Burial will be at the Kaua‘i Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe at 1 p.m.


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